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to us and the evidence is there, we will prosecute it to the fullest extent of the law. >> several of those charges include assaulting a police officer, discharging a firearm, robbery, resisting arrest and arson. >>> san francisco's mayor wants to prevent a repeat of sunday's violence tomorrow. in his news conference today mayor lee emphasized team work among all the fans coming out for the victory parade and asked people to look out for one another. >> this is a family-friendly event. it will be celebrated by every neighborhood in the city. we all want everybody to come down but because of the sheer numbers, we ask that everybody look out for each other as a team would. >> this is also the chinese year of the dragon, so mayor lee presented giants ceo larry baer with a paper dragon holding the world series baseball to symbolize the bold team work that the giants showed in winning the championship. ♪ [ music ] >> and today was a final tune- up for the archbishop riordan high school band for the second time in three years, the band is making an appearance at a giants victory parade
over to law enforcement and crime labs and the idea for that is to put more resources into solving current crimes including murders and reported rapes. so there are a lot of different issues involved with prop 34. ken? >> yeah. it looks like people maybe they're changing from years past here in california. we'll see. grace lee, thank you. >>> well, south bay races taking a nasty turn. it's all about the wording on a campaign mailer that one of the candidates says is meant to tap into the ugly side of voters. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on what it could mina very close race. >> reporter: i've covered san jose politics for a lot of years but have never seen city council races quite like this. it's all about pension reform and the forces for and against it. it has turned civil campaigns into bitter battles. >> fiscal responsibility is definitely needed in city hall. >> reporter: johnnie and robert bronstein both have solid reasons for getting into san jose politics. >> crime in san jose is at its highest rate in 10 years so we need to fully staff the police department. >> reporter: but
by the military in war zones. but they're also increasingly used by law enforcement here at home. cbs 5 reporter patrick receive de owe got a demonstration in the east bay. >> reporter: by definition it's a drone. absolutely. it's likely you'll see more unmanned remote control cause like these flying over active crime scenes. >> callouts, search and rescue missions and persons with firearms. >> reporter: law enforcement officials would count the gunman in vallejo last year who killed an officer and how this equipment could have helped. >> it would have been a lot better to deploy one of these unmanned aerial systems and see where person is hiding and take him into custody that way. >> as opposed to $1,500 an hour for a powered aircraft. that saves big money. this is all part of operation urban shield. the drone comes equipped with high-tech accessories like night vision, cameras and even see heat. >> this system would have saved the life of an alzheimer's patient from an incident that happened overnight. >> reporter: what was once considered an expensive toy now seriously considered as a cleaner
unnecessarily for a cancer that would have never threatened their lives. >> and there's new evidence that laws banning smoking in public places can save lives. california researchers reviewed 45 studies covering smoke-free laws. they found that in states and cities with public bans, hospitalizations for heart attacks and strokes dropped 15%. and there were also fewer emergency room visits for people with breathing conditions. >>> a bay area restaurant is giving patrons a taste of something very sweet. honesty. even if it's bad news. cafe del soul is the name of the restaurant, it's in mill valley. it posted a notice that the building it's in is infested with german cockroaches. the manager there says they called in the exterminator but the problem is worse than originally thought. >> you put a sign like that on your restaurant, aren't you afraid you're going to scare customers away? >> that's unfortunately going to happen but also, is it not responsible to tell the truth? >> the truth can hurt. restaurant management hopes the honesty will pressure other businesses inside the building to tempor
! >> reporter: the harvard law professor who's never run for political office designed the president's consumer financial protection bureau. she's cultivated a reputation as a wall street watchdog. >> i'm not a professional politician. i got in this race because working families and little businesses have been drawing the short end of the stick for far too long now. and washington is rigged to work for big oil, to work for wall street. >> reporter: there are a lot of people on wall street who do not want to see you in office. >> they've made that pretty clear! and they have sent lots of money to scott brown, millions of dollars, and, look, scott brown's been working with the folks on wall street for a long time. >> reporter: wall street is republican senator scott brown's biggest contributor. the financial sector donated more than $2.5 million to his reelection campaign. but in 2010, brown cast the tie- breaking vote to pass wall street reforms. >> i don't owe anybody anything because nobody helped me get down there except the people of massachusetts. >> reporter: the 53-year-old is a moderate
legislature passed a law allowing the california department of corrections to raise billions of dollars using something called lease revenue bonds. the proceeds of which go to capital improvement projects for prisons and do not require voter approval. last year, the prison system sold $900 million worth, a practice that those who oppose prison expansion call a back- door way to get more money, hassle free. >> and that's what the corrections system enjoys. they have a very simple funding system. they have good lobbyists and that's why we have more prisons, and schools in decline. >> reporter: people with the nonpartisan california department of finance say selling these bonds to build new facilities is standard operating procedure. >> it's commonly used financing mechanism for state facilities, also things like state offices, toll bridges. >> reporter: public school education by law is guaranteed 48% of the state's general fund, whereas corrections gets about 7%. on average, the state and federal government allocate almost 9,000 per pupil in california, less than half of what the state of new
though there was no exposure to nicotine during pregnancy. >>> and there's new evidence that laws banning smoking in public places can save lives. california researchers reviewed 45 studies covering smoke-free laws and they found that in states and cities with public bans, hospitalizations for heart attacks and strokes dropped 15%. there were also fewer emergency room visits for people with breathing conditions. very interesting. >>> well, it's 4:56 right now. the giants return home to a hero's welcome. the wild scene at at&t park and plans for an even bigger celebration tomorrow. >> big day tomorrow plus new york city, the shocking images of death and destruction as super storm sandy roars ashore. it's all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> sandy lived up to the hype. the deadly super storm left a trail of destruction with millions left in the dark. >> and as the storm pounds the east coast, some west coast travelers are left stranded. we spoke with a few. hear from them coming
a lot about them. >>> reporter: >> redistricting, state tax law, and budgeting cycles are not hot button issues and they are not easy to understand. >> reporter: they're not exciting and sexy. >> no, they are not exciting. they're not sexy. >> reporter: but they are important. let's start with proposition 31. vote yes and it would change the legislature's budget cycle from one to two years. supporters say it would allow local governments more planning time because they would know in advance how much money they get. and in gives the governor the power to reduce spending if there is a budget emergency. opponents say it's unclear what would really happen if this measure passes because the budgeting process is so complicated. money is at the heart of proposition 39. vote yes and it forces multi- state businesses to pay more in taxes based on their california sales bringing the state an extra $1 billion a year. >> yes. this is actually a way to close a tax loophole. it would bring revenue to the state. the polls show that it's likely to pass. >> reporter: opponents warn, though, prop 39 could
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to the library or on a different street. >> technology is a critical part of law enforcement in today's age. >> reporter: san leandro has had the license plate scanner since 2008. the lieutenant says the license plate scanner can alert the officer of violent criminals behind the wheel. he says it's helped solve a carjacking, a burglary, even a murder. but many say they're not convinced. >> right now it's sort of the wild, wild west out there. >> reporter: the south bay state senator offered a bill that would have put limits on how long police agencies could keep the license plate information. under intense lobbying by law enforcement, they dropped the legislation. >> we've got private sector companies that half a billion records of motorist's movements. they're sharing that information. who knows who else will have access to the 234-6bgs. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows an arrest being made at arden mall in sacramento. security guards using their license plate scanner have recovered nearly 70 stolen cars in their parking lots in four years. guards say the scanners have led to arr
takes a lengthy due process as local laws require. >> reporter: and in the meantime the tenants trying to live under those circumstances have to put up with it. >> in the meantime, that's correct. often the habitability circumstances for the tenant can be very challenging. >> reporter: a challenge he is now taking on personally in small claims court. >> i'm on a continuation of the fifth time in small claims court which everybody thinks is a joke. they don't believe it. >> five times. >> five times. >> reporter: but like many others who have done the same, he is getting nowhere. >> how is he able to do this? it's not right. it's not fair. >> reporter: as for vivian, a day after we talked to thomas at the building department, the landlord finally sent clark pest control to check out the rodent problem. after a thorough inspection, outside and inside the building, the clark employee told us -- >> there's a lot of pipes and stuff which is what they use to travel. they could be getting into other units. >> reporter: now, the judge in the class action lawsuit has fined thomas $50,000 for v
priority in law enforcement. no one knows more about this than barry landau, a self- described presidential historian and one of the foremost collectors of presidential memorabilia. that's because barry landau carried out the largest theft of these treasures in american history. prosecutors say he is one of the most accomplished con men they have ever encountered. for decades, he was a regular guest at the white house. here he is with president ford and queen elizabeth. he's the guy with the beard. >> president ronald reagan: well... ( laughter ) >> simon: he showed up with president reagan and nancy at the inaugural gala in 1985, and met a whole bunch of presidents- - richard nixon, george h.w. bush, bill clinton. he wrote an impressive, picture- laden book, "the president's table." and was invited to the finest anchor desks in town. >> barry h. landau is presidential historian... >> the story of the ultimate inauguration collector... >> simon: but when we met up with him in june, he no longer wanted to tell his story. he'd been convicted of the single largest theft of historic artifacts i
. today is mother-in-law day and the new study finds that 50% of americans who have mothers-in-law report that they have a good or great relationship with her. how about the 50%? now for the rest of the country's forecast. it will be cooler across the plains and down into texas. some heavy unnamed storms are likely out west. the week ahead looks mostly dryer once sandy has come and gone. next, confronting our superstitions. and later, actor christopher walken. >> my son bought me a cadillac,, >> osgood: a menacing ladder, a black cat. perhaps i'd better knock wood before proceeding. no need to apologize if the approach of halloween makes you extra superstitious. many successful people harbor superstitions aplenty. scientists find superstitions a rich field of study. our cover story is reported by susan spencer of "48 hours." >> announcer: sweeney strikes out swinging. >> reporter: casey dagle pitched in the major leagues. >> announcer: a 3-2 pitch to bonds. he struck him out swinging. >> reporter: his wife jenny finch upon olympic medals in softball. >> announcer: called strike on the out
and getting rid of the death penalty would be shifted to law enforcement and crime labs and the idea is to help solve murders and reported rapes. live near san quentin, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> on the campaign trail, both presidential candidates are trying to spin today's unemployment numbers in their favor. cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us how these new numbers could impact undecided voters. >>> reporter: armed with the latest jobs numbers, president obama and republican rival mitt romney are battling it out over the economy. >> and unless we change course, we may well be looking at another recession. >> we have made real progress. but we are here today because we know we have more work to do. >> reporter: employers added 171,000 jobs in october. but with more americans looking for work, the unemployment rate moved up slightly from 7.8 to 7.9%. romney told voters in wisconsin, he can do better. >> this is not a time for america to settle. >> no. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. >> reporter: in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >>
weapons legislation. was it controversial? absolutely. proposed it in 1993. it became the law in 94 and lasted to 2004. when it came to the floor and i did it as an amendment to the crime bill. as a matter of fact, joe biden who was chairman of the judiciary laughed at me and said now you are going to learn about the gunners. they aren't going to let this happen. there wasn't a -- vote. there was a motion. there wasn't a live filibuster. is that controversial bill. why? because both sides felt that this was important that we go to the senate to stand up and vote and that's what we should do. to debate something on the floor, make it as fierce and as long as you need but do it and then vote. what's happened with the advent of this new president is, the republicans have stated the leader has stated our -- this is a pairs from -- pairs from. our number one priority is the defeat of this president. and they instituted a requirement of cloughture which requires 60 votes even on a motion to proceed to debate an issue on the floor. certainly on a motion to close off the debate. so they def
have wood-burning fireplaces, there's a new law you need to know about or you can end up in smoke school. in 2008, the bay area air quality district launched its first winter "spare the air" program. staff meteorologists were diligently compiling information to determine if an alert should be issued. today is not a winter "spare the air" day here throughout the tri-valley and it's pretty obvious. the sky is blue and the clouds are big and puffy. but if it was a winter "spare the air" day, this view would be compromised due to one major culprit. >> serious air pollution problem of the because of the health impact it's now illegal in the bay area to burn wood or fire logs on days when there's a winter "spare the air" alert. >> reporter: but this year, new laws are in place for violators lighting manufactured logs or wood in an indoor or outdoor fireplace during alert days. christine rosales explains. >> first time violators will have the option to take a wood smoke awareness course and that gives them information about the weather conditions that lead up to unhealthy air quality in
's district attorney george gascon says he is drafting a law this would prevent mirkarimi from handing domestic cases this after the sheriff turned down a suggestion from the d.a. that he recuse himself from those cases voluntarily. the proposed law would need the support of at least six supervisors. time now 6:11. >>> when we come back we'll speak live with people evacuated because of the super storm sandy. >> plus, can women actually get too much treatment for breast cancer? the surprising results of a new study. >> and the show must go on. how late night comedians in new york dealt without laughs. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. and paul shaffer... provinge show must go on, despite tht >>> they can closed the subways and we can't get an audience. so do we do a show or not do a show? >> i don't know. >> it's up to you. >> it's up to me? >> yeah. >> let's go for it. >> do a show? >> come on, let's do a show. >> all right.come on in. why not. >> the thing is -- >> hey!
, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. medicare open enrollment. now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. ♪ ♪ these are our ocean spray 100% juice blends with no added sugar, just one glass equals two servings of fruit. very fruit-tritious. or, try ocean spray light 50 with just 50 calories, a full serving of fruit and no added sugar. with tasty flavors like cranberry-pomegranate and cranberry- concord grape, it's like a fruit stand in every bottle. just...you know... demonstrating how we blend the fruits. try all our tasty ocean spray 100% and light 50 juices. >>> this neighborhood was evacuated before the storm. and here is why. sandy knocked down utility poles and pushed around some of those cars as well. wow, this is the same neighborhood where an overnight fire destroyed it eded dozens of homes. >> incredible isn't it? >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." incredible devastation. wish those families the best. >> superstorm sandy provided too much for the historic hollywood sh
say he toredched the law office of ossie davis. they say he was unhappy with legal work davis did for the family. >>> the san francisco driver nearly ended up inside a safeway store in the city's marina district. his jaguar jumped the parking bumper and slammed into a line of shopping carts. but the car stopped short of the store's front windows. the driver was not badly hurt. >>> well, if san francisco giants would play tonight they probably would but it's a travel day. they hope to keep up the momentum tomorrow night in detroit. the club left san francisco this morning with a comfortable 2-0 series lead. they boarded buses outside at&t park earlier. >> proud of these guys and hopefully, we'll play the type of ball we played here on the road. >> nobody thought the giants would be where they are so they have been surprising in the last couple of months. >> game 3 is tomorrow night. in the motor city, along with game 4 on sunday and game 5 if necessary on monday. >>> in two days your couch will come with a warning label because a as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains
's called urban shield, involving multiple drills by 32 different law enforcement agencies. officer will rappel down the side of a 12 story building, and also practice a scenario in which they'd have to rescue a dignitary. >>> starting in a week and a half, c.h.p. officers will help boost patrols in high crime areas of:00 land, as part of what's called operation impact. they're still working out the details like who will pay for the extra patrols. similar deployment is planned for stockton. >>> new this morning, people living on treasure island are still without water service. a water main broke at around 5:00 last night, causing this water disruption. the san fortunes co public utilities commission say they are working on the problem. now once water is flowing again, people are being told to boil it before drinking. yerba buena island wasn't affected. >>>in today's campaign 2012 coverage, a wealthy republican from palo alto has donated another $13 million to a business advocacy group. charles munger, jr. is giving money to the small business action community that is running a camp
after the health care law. medicare open enrollment. now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. ♪ >>> in washington sunday the impending hurricane didn't slow down the 37th marine corps marathon. about 30,000 runners took part in the fourth largest marathon in the country. the winner was an army soldier from colorado who was attempting his first-ever marathon. he posted a time of two hours two minutes and 20 seconds. his first time. national nonprofit organization is introducing running to people who are trying to get back on their feet. as jim axelrod reports discovering the benefits of running is more than physical. >> reporter: you might say ann has been running from her problem for years. >> it tore my family apart and it caused hardship and heartache and struggles. >> reporter: that wouldn't do justice to her powerful journey. her father was an alcoholic with a gambling problem. the best prescription for her pain she found was to run. every morning she passed a homeless shelter where the men would cheer her on. >> i realized that here i get to be the runner
. >> what's the law enforcement and public safety concern with that? >> well, we're still in a rescue mode. certainly in staten island we know people are still stranded. so we're engaged in that along with the fire department. then we have a public safety security mission that we have to carry through. a lot of dark areas in the city. we know that we have to have a significant police presence in those locations. >> you had flown around the city in your helicopter today. what did you see? >> lots of devastation. lots of damage. and it means a tremendous amount of recovery work. but as i say we're still very much in a rescue mode. >> when you saw the sight of the breezy point fire you felt what? >> well, it looked like something i've never seen in new york city because of the number of houses and the fact that they were all totally levelled. these houses totally gone. >> there's obviously no comparison in terms of loss of life but i wonder if there are aspects to this that are even more difficult than 9/11? >> well it's hard to compare. 9/11 was a horrific event. what we have here the devast
to the schools. they would like it to but there's nothing in the law about it. in richmond, mike sugerman, cbs 5. >>> two separate wrecks involving a big rig and nine cars on highway 101 in san francisco this afternoon blocked three lanes of the highway south of 280 for nearly two hours. this video was taken about an hour ago. all three lanes have since reopened and the chp says only minor injuries were reported. >>> he's an american. that's the thing. >> not exactly on his sleeve. it's more like getting it off his chest. the giant message that stole the show at wednesday's parade. >> high blood pressure isn't just a heart threat. the damage it does to your brain in middle age without showing any signs of a problem. >> good evening to you. meteorologist paul deanno. the skies are clearing out slowly. the radar hi-def doppler is cleared out a little quicker. there's nothing on the radar right now. find out how long we'll stay dry and wait until you see the weekend forecast. i'll have it for you coming up. >> then forget camping out overnight to get the best black friday deal. the day after thanks
would have acted if he knew sandusky was a predator. but law officials say he and his colleagues turned a blind eye, concerned more about themselves and the university's image. >> the one fact that you will find lacking is any concern or even discussion about the children that were victimized or any other children that could have been victimized. >> reporter: teresa garcia, cbs news. >>> when we come back, another look at this morning's top story and under water. venice' famous canals hit a high water mark. canals hit a high water mark. "we are gonna die, you don't understand, you gotta get yr trucks down here on this co, now! " many on the east coast strue to get by four days after superstorm sandy. plus: the candidates race te finish. how this morning's jobs number could impact the race. and agent attacked. s-f-p-d release video of a bike- tog passenger assaulting a work. how the victim is doing this morning. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... beginng at 4:30. ,,,, >>> here's a look at the weather around some cities around the country. mostly cloudy in washington, 54 de
to give a better law enforcement presence out on our streets. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> there is a $15,000 reward for information to solve an east oakland murder. a memorial is outside the cell phone store where the owner was gunned down on halloween as he was closing the store. 50-year-old wilbur bartley was well loved in the community. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in if they were hungry he would give them money to feed them. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge it this farmly and this community that we will forge as many resources as we can into finding the killer. >> police say a number of shots were fired when bartley was gunned down. >>> other bay area headlines we're following on this friday. >>> there could be a strike against northern california grocery chain this weekend. a federal mediator is trying to help raley's supermarkets and union workers reach a contract agreement to avoid a strike at 130 stores. caltrain is continuing to set records with ridership numbers. i
and laws when it comes to cranes in the country. that's because in 2008, there were two separate accidents involving cranes. one, a tower crane just like this that resulted in the deaths of 11 people. charlie? >> so, john, how long will it take to repair the crane? >> reporter: well, it may take longer to make the plan to repair the crane. but once they figure out whether they are going to pull it up with another crane from the top or dismantle it from the bottom or tie it to the building and take it apart from there, that would take only two or three days. that street is still blocked and the people evacuated. >> john miller, thank you. >>> praise is pouring in for the people who got hundreds of patients out of a manhattan hospital. 20 of them were newborns in intensive care. dr. john lapook spoke with some of their parents, their very grateful parents. [ mom ] 3 days into school break and they're already bored. hmm, we need a new game. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-
no choice. these events use a lot of local resources, law enforcement officers, state troopers and a campaign, of course believes those resources would be better getting ready for this big storm. >> i know that right now some people in the country are nervous about a storm about to hit the coast. and our thoughts and players are with the people who find them says in harm's way. [ applause ] >> reporter: on sunday in ohio mitt romney and paul ryan took a break from their campaign message to talk about hurricane sandy barreling toward the east coast. >> let's today when we get home put in our prayers the people who are on the east coast, in the wake of this big storm that's coming. [ applause ] >> let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> reporter: the hurricane caused romney to cancel three rallies sunday in the battleground state of virginia and to make available his campaign bus to distribute supplies. romney then headed to another must-win state ohio, where ryan was already campaigning. >> i know they're chant human being -- chanting "nine
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